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When: 2013-08-07

Collection location: Westmoreland Co., Pennsylvania, USA [Click for map]

Who: Hamilton (ham)

No specimen available

Notes:
On hardwood log.

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Ciboria peckiana.
By: Dianna Smith
2013-08-14 06:47:29 AST (-0400)

Now I see the hairs. Nice to learn a new genus and species.

Thanks John,
By: Hamilton (ham)
2013-08-14 00:24:45 AST (-0400)

Always wondered what these were. Very common in my area.

other name
By: John Plischke (John Plischke)
2013-08-14 00:15:21 AST (-0400)

=Tatraea macrospora

Dianna,
By: Hamilton (ham)
2013-08-13 14:09:22 AST (-0400)

If you look closely, these most certainly have a hairy outer surface.

Mollisia cinerea vs Humaria sp.
By: Dianna Smith
2013-08-13 07:57:06 AST (-0400)

Hi Ham. Humaria sp. is a cup-shaped asco with a hairy outer surface. It typically grows on the ground or very rotted wood. The wood that the fungus your photo is on is still fairly dense. The asco is flattish and hairless with a smooth outer surface and this is its habitat.